Succession Plans in DAFs-an Unrealized Opportunity

A half million accounts exist in donor advised funds in America today. They hold in excess of $125 billion in assets waiting to be distributed to operating charities across the country. And a common complaint about DAF accounts is that they aren’t granting a large...

DAFs-Why wait for legislation?

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) – Resolving weaknesses with self-regulation All those often cited reasons why DAFs are here to stay do not mask that there are issues related to them. A number of the matters are resolvable and they can be addressed quickly by the DAF...

DAFs-Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Gone tomorrow? I think not. Much has been written and said about donor-advised funds (DAFs) in the last two decades. Most voices have marveled at their easy usability and steady growth and only a very few have questioned their charitable nature and purpose. That’s not...